The original 1975 cast of SNL consisted of:
www.saturday-night-live.com has a complete list of casts from each season, but I thought it would be more useful to list the additions and subtractions each year:
- Left: everyone, including show-runner Lorne Michaels
- Joined: Denny Dillon, Robin Duke, Gilbert Gottfried, Tim Kazurinsky, Gail Matthius, Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo, Ann Risley, Charles Rocket, Tony Rosato, Yvonne Hudson, Mitchell Kriegman, Matthew Laurance, Laurie Metcalf, Emily Prager and Patrick Weathers (Dick Ebersol replaced Lorne Michaels)
- Left: everyone, including show-runner Dick Ebersol
- Joined: Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Nora Dunn, Anthony Michael Hall, Jon Lovitz, Dennis Miller, Randy Quaid, Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance, A. Whitney Brown, Al Franken, Don Novello, Dan Vitale and Damon Wayans
- Returned: show-runner Lorne Michaels
- Left: Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Michael Hall, Randy Quaid, Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance, Al Franken, Don Novello, Dan Vitale and Damon Wayans
- Joined: Dana Carvey, Phil Hartman, Jan Hooks, Victoria Jackson, Jon Lovitz, Kevin Meaney and Kevin Nealon
- Left: nearly everybody -- Morwenna Banks, Ellen Cleghorne, Chris Elliott, Chris Farley, Janeane Garofalo, Michael McKean, Mike Myers, Kevin Nealon, Adam Sandler, Al Franken, Laura Kightlinger and Jay Mohr
- Joined: Jim Breuer, Will Ferrell, Darrell Hammond, David Koechner, Cheri Oteri, Nancy Walls, Chris Kattan , Colin Quinn and Fred Wolf
Questions, comments, additions or subtractions? /msg avalyn.
Most recent update: October 16, 2017.